Remembered the Jason Statham in Transporter movie series, black suits, white shirts, black neck-ties an ultra sophistication needled on the sleeves. Audi really seems making some of those sorted impressive statements with its new 2014 A8 facelift too. Though the car is said to make debut at the upcoming 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, but the curiosity of Audi and its beloved fans doesn’t managed to hold up the quench for quite more time and hence the result is out now in front of us three weeks before the official debut.
The 2014 Audi A8 facelift is bolstered with most of the cosmetic changes, headlamps got the major one, with being replaced by conventional LEDs against a modern day “Matrix” one. Matrix headlamps sounds a sort of safety measure because of its functionality of dimming when required and blinking when felt danger. The line below the headlamps too had been straightened which was curvaceous earlier. A chrome strip is seen bridging both the tail lamps at rear, while the boot faces reshaping too for the conventionality in luggage loading. Rhomboidal exhaust tips engraved in the rear bumpers, boot is now added with additional 10litres of storage capacity.
Interiors had remained unchanged for most of the tips; Audi had made available a number of seat cover and trim options to choose from. Connecting MMI to the internet via UMT, this flagship saloon of Audi becomes a Wi-Fi hotspot in no time. Traffic info, Google Earth, Google Street View, online news, etc. can be obtained inside the cabin easily while on the move.
Stop&Go function on the new A8, re-tuned safety system is also accompanying the refreshment of facelift in the driving pleasure of Ingolstadt based engineering. It is now even sensitive that the small animals can also be reflected in the sighting of the camera.
Ongoing engine specifications are made to continue the further legacy of Audi A8 flagship, but they are changed in the number of kilometers per liter of fuel, where drastically the carbon footprint had also went down along with it.
The entry level 2014 Audi A8 facelift is slotted at 74,500 Euros (around Rs. 63.34 lakhs) in Germany.